Art can be many different things: paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, installations, and even happenings. And yet, most works of art are built with the same elements: ideas that are visualised in various materials and media.
Building blocks of art introduces you to painting, drawing and photography. In our display unit you can explore the materials with your eyes and hands. Get an introduction to the materials that the artists in our collection used to create their works.
Within painting there are many different techniques, materials and tools. Did you know, for example, that ink painting originally comes from China and …
It is often said that drawing provides the most direct connection between eye and hand. If you have access to pencil and paper, drawing is a quick way …
The word photography literally means “written in light” or “drawn with light”. Light is a key factor in the creation of every photographic …